What Makes a Doll Haute…Really.

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That’s right, Puddings…we’re back… Beauty is in the eye of the beholder – that much we know to be true. You might see something that appeals to your tastes, and yet – it can easily repulse another. People brave enough … Continue reading

2015 – The Year That Was in Dolls

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What an interesting year for dolls, indeed. Whereas we were missing the pomp and circumstance of big anniversary passages in 2014, 2015 still delivered all the goodies. Mattel, on more than one occasion, left us scratching our heads with new … Continue reading

Tommydoll Top Ten 2015 Posts…So far

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It’s always interesting and wonderful to see what you’re reading most…and Puddings, you have been reading Tommydoll! Thank you so very much for tuning in..and if you’ve missed any of these, please add them to your Fall Reading List! #10 … Continue reading

Are Fashion Dolls Over?

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It is true that only fashion dolls matter – not just because of their reach, but also because of their ability to take reality and transform it into different eras, ethnicities and fantasies, all while maintaining the one thing that … Continue reading

Gene Marshall and JAMIEshow 2015 Anniversary Convention

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Yeah…just about everyone is abuzz on this…so wanted to chime in, too – because (wait for it)…Tommydoll can’t wait for this celebration! If you have one ticket to get this year, I’d definitely jump on board for this cabaret. Click … Continue reading

Happy First Anniversary, Tommydoll!!!

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It’s a New Year…and it all started one year ago, today – my first post, A Treatise on Dolls introduced the world to Tommydoll. One year later, we’re celebrating the year, enjoying a healthy readership, and sewing like mad…and I … Continue reading

2014 – The Year That Was In Dolls

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  2014 was an interesting year for dolls, no? You had true magnificence and devastating disappointments, as we always do in the doll world. There is no question we are much more impassioned about our hobby than say…stamp collectors. Be that … Continue reading

Happy 15th Anniversary, Tyler Wentworth!

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On December 14, 1999 – the very first Tyler Wentworth dolls shipped to retailers. It was a thrilling moment for the Tonner Cheerleaders – the first production run of Tyler was not without its issues, though…unpainted scalps, a hole in … Continue reading

The Best Doll Concepts…Really.

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Let’s sit down for a little history lesson, shall we? This post has taken months to write. There are dolls here of which I know a great deal, yet others – not as much. In my search to find the … Continue reading

The Top 25 Things That Changed Dolls…

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The idea for this post came to me during the course of a few previous posts – the thought that dolls have changed over the centuries, and even more dramatically in modern times. But what caused those changes? I sat … Continue reading